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Student Life

Student life in Leicester. A fully rounded experience that will stay with you for a lifetime

Life in Leicester

About Leicester

Located in the Midlands, Leicester is a lively and vibrant city with all you need to make the most of student life in the UK.

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Your new home

The University of Leicester offers a range of high-quality student accommodation options across the campus and city.

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Design your student experience

Sport and wellbeing

Leicester is home to several professional sports teams, and there are also plenty of classes, leagues, and activities you can get involved with.

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Food and drink

From award-winning restaurants to street food, Leicester offers a variety of cuisines, drawing from its diverse population and culture.

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Festivals and events

Leicester is one of the most diverse cities in the UK and has a vibrant and varied culture to reflect this.

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Campus and facilities

Global Study Centre students will have full access to university facilities and be a part of campus culture from day one.

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Diwali in Leicester

Diwali celebrations in Leicester are one of the biggest outside of India, with up to 35,000 people attending the switch on of the lights.

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